IDW Solicitations for October 2017

IDW Publishing have released their solicitations for the Hasbro Universe comics due to release in October 2017. Read on for the details!

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FIRST STRIKE #5 CVR A WILLIAMS II
(W) Mairghread Scott, David Rodriguez (A) Max Dunbar (CA) Freddie Williams II
Prison Break! After a daring escape, Optimus Prime, the Autobots, Scarlett, G.I. Joe and M.A.S.K. must venture into the heart of Cybertron to stop Cobra’s devastating weapon that will kill every Transformer on the planet!

FIRST STRIKE #5 CVR B DUNBAR
(W) Mairghread Scott, David Rodriguez (A/CA) Max Dunbar

FIRST STRIKE #5 CVR C RONALD
(W) Mairghread Scott, David Rodriguez (A) Max Dunbar (CA) Alex Ronald

Bullet points:
* The Hasbro comic book event of 2017 continues!
* It’s a race against time as Cobra reaches their goal! Can our heroes catch up? Or is Cybertron doomed?
* Filled with the action, drama and humor you’ve come to expect!


FIRST STRIKE #6 CVR A WILLIAMS II
(W) Mairghread Scott, David Rodriguez (A) Max Dunbar (CA) Freddie Williams II
War for the Core! Deep within Cybertron, the ultimate weapon to kill all Transformers is about to be activated! Meanwhile, Elita One plans to stop the weapon-by killing every human on Cybertron! Either way, looks like some species on Cybertron is going down unless Optimus Prime and Scarlett can save the day…

FIRST STRIKE #6 CVR B DUNBAR
(W) Mairghread Scott, David Rodriguez (A/CA) Max Dunbar

FIRST STRIKE #6 CVR C RONALD
(W) Mairghread Scott, David Rodriguez (A) Max Dunbar (CA) Alex Ronald

Bullet points:
* The Hasbro comic book crossover event of 2017 is here!
* The wild ride ends here! Who will live? Who will die? What will happen to Cybertron?
* Expect both a satisfying conclusion and the start of a whole new era!


TRANSFORMERS: FIRST STRIKE #1 CVR A PITRE-DUROCHER
(W) John Barber (A) Guido Guidi (CA) Sara Pitre-Durocher
Continued from Optimus Prime: First Strike! When a bounty hunter drags one of their own into the wilds of Cybertron, the Revolutionaries join forces with Arcee and pursue! But in the midst of war, can humans and Cybertronians put aside their differences, or has the invasion of Cybertron doomed any chance at peace?

TRANSFORMERS: FIRST STRIKE #1 CVR B GUIDI
(W) John Barber (A/CA) Guido Guidi

Bullet points:
* Tying into the events of First Strike-A Hasbro Comic Book Event!
* The second part of the Optimus Prime and the Revolutionaries story-continued from last month’s Optimus Prime: First Strike #1!


OPTIMUS PRIME #12 CVR A ZAMA
(W) John Barber (A/CA) Kei Zama
With Optimus Prime trapped on Cybertron, the Autobots track down their missing friend, Jazz-and find themselves under fire from humans armed with Cybertronian weapons.

OPTIMUS PRIME #12 CVR B COLLER
(W) John Barber (A) Kei Zama (CA) Casey Coller

OPTIMUS PRIME #12 CVR C GRIFFITH
(W) John Barber (A) Kei Zama (CA) Andrew Griffith

Bullet points:
* While First Strike blows up Cybertron, the Autobots must keep the peace on Earth!


TRANSFORMERS: LOST LIGHT #11 CVR A LAWRENCE
(W) James Roberts (A/CA) Jack Lawrence
Success? The crew of the Lost Light, led by the mutinous Getaway, is now only weeks away from completing their quest. But such remarkable progress comes at a price. Just how far is their new captain prepared to go to find Cyberutopia? Unfortunately for the likes of Riptide and First Aid, it turns out the answer is “very far indeed.”

TRANSFORMERS: LOST LIGHT #11 CVR B ROCHE
(W) James Roberts (A) Priscilla Tramontano (CA) Nick Roche

TRANSFORMERS: LOST LIGHT #11 CVR C MILNE
(W) James Roberts (A) Priscilla Tramontano (CA) Alex Milne


ROM VS. TRANSFORMERS: SHINING ARMOR #4 CVR A MILNE
(W) John Barber, Christos Gage (A/CA) Alex Milne
Stardrive is torn between joining her fellow Transformers and staying with Rom and his knights… and the fate of an innocent world rests in her choice!

ROM VS. TRANSFORMERS: SHINING ARMOR #4 CVR B ROCHE
(W) John Barber, Christos Gage (A) Alex Milne (CA) Nick Roche

ROM VS. TRANSFORMERS: SHINING ARMOR #4 CVR C OSSIO
(W) John Barber, Christos Gage (A) Alex Milne (CA) Fico Ossio

Bullet points:
* An all-star lineup of Christos Gage (Rom), John Barber (Optimus Prime), and Alex Milne (More Than Meets the Eye) tell the never-before-revealed secret history of Rom and the Transformers!


M.A.S.K.: FIRST STRIKE #1 CVR A JOHNSON
(W) Aubrey Sitterson (A) Ilias Kyriazis (CA) Drew Johnson
VENOM’s showdown with the G.I. Joe team continues as transforming vehicles, robotic ninjas and explosions threaten to bring the mission to a deadly end!

M.A.S.K.: FIRST STRIKE #1 CVR B KYRIAZIS
(W) Aubrey Sitterson (A/CA) Ilias Kyriazis

Bullet points:
* Tying into the events of First Strike-A Hasbro Comic Book Event!
* The second part of G.I. Joe and M.A.S.K.’s story-continued from last month’s G.I. Joe: First Strike #1!


ROM: FIRST STRIKE #1 CVR A DANIEL
(W) Christos Gage (A) Chris Panda (CA) Nelson Daniel
Rom’s team-up with the Micronauts leads our heroes right to the Dire Wraiths… and their new microscopic threat!

ROM: FIRST STRIKE #1 CVR B PANDA
(W) Christos Gage (A/CA) Chris Panda

Bullet points:
* Tying into the events of First Strike-A Hasbro Comic Book Event!
* The second part of the Micronauts and Rom’s story-continued from last month’s Micronauts: First Strike #1!


REVOLUTIONARIES TP VOL 02 POWER & GLORY
(W) John Barber (A) Fico Ossio, Ron Joseph, Agnes Garbowska, Guido Guidi (CA) Pierre Droal
The team-up of the year continues as the TRANSFORMERS’ Kup and Blackrock, G.I. JOE’s Mayday, and Action Man join forces with the likes of Optimus Prime, Sgt. Savage, and more to unravel the secrets of the newly formed shared universe! The team has the Talisman, a mysterious object with fantastic powers that dates back to when Transformers first visited the Earth. Now they just need to figure out why their enemies want it so badly! Leads directly into the events of First Strike! Collects issues #5-8.

Bullet points:
* “Excels with a more narrow focus on just how much fun comics can be when all of your favorite toys logically come together under one ongoing series.” -Multiversity Comics
* Advance solicited for November release!

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Callum somehow managed to avoid Transformers during his actual childhood, but then the live-action films piqued his interest, Animated suckered him in, and IDW's comics made sure he stuck around.
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